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re: When Stack Overflow Goes Offline...
Search with google and find that every link I try to get to...
re: Terrible interview question: Swap variables without a temporary
If I got the swap question they would have to put up with m...
re: The closed source sustainability crisis
"When the software your build your applications on is close...
re: Favourite albums to listen to while coding
Anything that is loud enough to drown out the noise of scre...
re: The difference between x++ and ++x
Personally I just stick to level 1, does the job and easy t...
re: How important is math in computer programming?
I've worked as a Programmer in finance for 20 years. In al...
re: 5 Salary Negotiation Rules for Software Developers. Get +20% On Top of Your Market Rate
Fair point, I usually leave that to the HR person I am int...
re: 5 Salary Negotiation Rules for Software Developers. Get +20% On Top of Your Market Rate
Go for 7 figures somewhere you do want to work ;) Nothing ...
re: 5 Salary Negotiation Rules for Software Developers. Get +20% On Top of Your Market Rate
I gotta say this all sounds insane to me. In Britain most ...
re: When do you create a function or method?
I guess language makes a lot of difference. Personally I wo...
re: When do you create a function or method?
Oh it helps a lot. For example I can get all staff in one l...
re: When do you create a function or method?
I'm surprised you see too many functions as a problem. I w...
re: Keeping Your Code Simple
All good stuff. When you write code it is always best to r...
re: VerbalExpressions - RegularExpression made easy
Personally I have always found regex to be a write-only lan...
re: 10 golden rules for becoming a better programmer
Check to see if it's been written before. I have seen so m...
re: Refactoring is not so scary
Ahh but then it would all go wrong when someone puts in 0 o...
re: Your most controversial opinion
Got to agree. Apart from avoiding bugs, it reduces the amou...
re: A little critique of Google's Material Design and its associated websites
Thanks for mentioning the password icon...that drives me ma...
re: Empathy in Dev and Ops
Yeah I recently rewrote something I wrote 15 years ago. My...
re: How To Work With Developers - A Guide for Non-Developers
Still in the office at 5:30? then still working? Sounds li...
re: Is Touch-Typing an Important Skill for Software Developers?
In theory yes, I would love to...but: I'm my experience, p...
re: Is Touch-Typing an Important Skill for Software Developers?
I can't touch type but saving 10 minutes a day hardly seems...
re: Case against premade CSS frameworks (and Design systems)
Material Design: fezvrasta.github.io/bootstrap-mate... Flu...
re: Case against premade CSS frameworks (and Design systems)
Maybe I'm missing the point, I use Bootstrap for all my si...
re: What's the point of learning how to sort?
I feel your pain, 30 years ago I had to learn all that stuf...
re: Experiment: Lazy Objects in Swift
Yeah Foo.Bar is a convention and lots of people seem OK wit...
re: Experiment: Lazy Objects in Swift
Just a personal observation but I hate code examples using ...
re: What little things make you happy while coding?
Rewriting code that I wrote 10 years ago and realising just...
re: 16 Best Source Code Gems [Collection]
Christmas eve 2012 I was asked to look at some Excel VBA co...
re: SQLite Rocks and Here's Why
"But you can stick text data into an integer column without...
re: Be good at one thing, not average at everything
You can get away with being average at one thing, if no one...
re: Why do some developers listen to music while they code?
Really loud music quitens the screaming in my head.
re: Empathy in Dev and Ops
Usually when I look at code and say "what idiot wrote this?...
re: Rethinking JavaScript: The if statement
I'm perfectly familiar with the operator, I just find this ...
re: Rethinking JavaScript: The if statement
It strikes me you have taken readable code and made it much...
re: For Loop in different programming languages
Then resharper tells you that you can replace that with one...
re: Refactoring is not so scary
"Functions length should be 7-20 lines of code." - shouldn'...
re: Big task or small task first?
The example sounds like my typical working day, in the exa...
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